La’Naia Jones, deputy chief information officer for the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, will be featured as the keynote speaker during the Potomac Officers Club’s 2019 Cybersecurity Summit on May 8th. You can register for the event right here.
At the event GovCon leaders from the public and private sector will discuss cyber resiliency and how to collaborate effectively on new cyber programs, initiatives and emerging technologies in the federal market.
Jones was selected to serve as deputy CIO of the intelligence community in July 2018. Prior to her selection, Jones served as the chief of Transformation and Transition for a global IT service provider within the Department of Defense.
Jones served as the technical director for a large global IT service provider between 2009 and 2017 and delivered the full spectrum information technology services to a global footprint spanning all time zones.
She also spent two years as the technical director and lead for various hostile area deployments in austere tactical environments. She collaborated with the Middle East, European Command, African Command and Central Command planners to provide communications and technical capabilities in support of military missions throughout diverse locations
In addition, Jones served as the technical lead for a large global IT service provider in Japan from 2005 to 2009, strengthened foreign relationships and enhanced domestic partnerships through resolution of complex, multifaceted IT entanglements of technology organizations.
Jones graduated with a bachelor of science degree in Mathematics and Computer Science from the University of Maryland Eastern Shore. She received a master of science degree in Technology Management from the University of Maryland University College.